3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Physiotherapy Program

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In 2007 it was reported that 9 million adults utilized outpatient physical therapy (physiotherapy) services. It’s probable that the majority of these individuals wanted to get as much as they could out of their physiotherapy programs. Physiotherapy is an Investment For most people, physiotherapy is not free. Although insurance often covers physiotherapy services, there can be co-pays involved. Physiotherapy not … Read More

Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics PT Dispels Myths About Physiotherapy

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“When it comes comes to physiotherapy, if there is no pain, there is no gain.” “Physiotherapy must be painful to be effective.” “There are too many exercises to memorize for a physiotherapy program. I just don’t have the time.” Have you ever had these thoughts about physiotherapy? If so, somewhere along the way you were misinformed about this exercise-based therapy … Read More

Physiotherapist Christine Sharrow Explains How to Overcome Barriers to a Home Program

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Participating in a home physiotherapy program can sometimes be tough for patients. Many physiotherapy patients are surprised to learn that participating in a physiotherapy program is more involved than simply visiting a PT clinic once or twice a week for an hour. Most physiotherapy patients also need to do at-home exercises in order to see lasting results. While at-home physiotherapy … Read More

3 Physiotherapy Home Exercise Program Hacks

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Can a physiotherapy home exercise program (HEP) be fun for a patient? It all depends on how an individual views and approaches it. Patients often recover or make progress only to the degree that they participate in their physiotherapy home exercise programs. This makes perfect sense when you consider what an HEP is and accomplishes. What is a Physiotherapy Home … Read More

A Physiotherapist Can Help You FINALLY Find Success with Your Exercise Routine

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Finding success with an exercise routine is not as easy as it sounds. Sometimes, it can feel impossible. Many people begin an exercise routine with the intention of getting stronger and (usually) losing weight, but end it disappointed in themselves for their lack of willpower. What these individuals need to know is that they are not to blame. It’s common … Read More

Optimize Your Physiotherapy Results with Good Nutrition

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Do you currently participate in a physiotherapy program? Perhaps you’ve recently had surgery and are working with a physiotherapist toward full recovery. Or, maybe you are one of thousands who deal with chronic pain and are seeking relief through physiotherapy. No matter what type of physiotherapy program you are involved in or what reason you have sought it out, you … Read More

3 Ways to Stick With Your Physiotherapy Home Program

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If you’re like most physiotherapy patients, you have a home program that your physiotherapist expects you to stick to. Although it requires persistence, dedication and time, a home program is essential to your meeting whatever therapy goals you may have. Despite the importance of a home program, only about 35 percent of physiotherapy patients follow theirs. Do you? Is Recovery … Read More

Physiotherapy Promotes Recovery from a Stroke

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There are few things as life-altering as experiencing a stroke. A stroke damages a person’s brain, causing different types of disabilities and handicaps. For example, difficulty swallowing, problems with balance, difficulty modulating emotions, poor memory, confusion, having trouble controlling the bladder, paralysis, numbness in some parts of the body, and difficulty standing, walking or sitting can ALL be direct results … Read More